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Welcome to Year 10 Social Studies. This is a compulsory subject for all Year 10 students.

Click on the topic you are studying to find out more about what you will be learning about and your homework tasks, related links on the internet and homework.

Year 9 Social Studies Units

Place and Envrionment / GEOGRAPHY
Economic World / ECONOMICS
Theme: Suststainability
Case Study: Deciding the future of NZ's Marine stocks
Skills: Data and graph interpretation, exteneded writing, decision making
Theme: Wealth
Case Study: Saving and spending
Skills: Mapping, extended writing, pattens
Identify, culture & Organisation / SOCIOLOGY

Continuity & Change / HISTORY

Theme: Human Rights
Case Study: Research how people define and seek human rights
Skills: Research skills
Theme: War
Case Study: The values and consequences of the Cold War and Terrorism
Skills: Cartoons, extended writing, value positions

What is my homework?

Students will have a homework assignment each week.

Homework should be completed in a 1B5 book labelled Social Studies Homework.


Homework will involve a variety of fact finding missions, literacy activities as well as creative, critical and analytical thinking tasks. Students will often need to use the internet, books, and newspapers to complete their homework. The school library is openfrom 8am until 5pm for students to use the internet as well as read the newspapers and of course books and magazines. A10 is also open for students until 4.30pm on a Thursday afternoon.